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4 Ways Leaders Can Promote Inclusion In Teams

Vantage Circle

If your organization is investing significant resources into diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), then you're on the right track, but unless your top-level executives are prioritizing the success of these initiatives , the sad truth is that you're unlikely to see much impact. Indeed, the entire leadership team needs to actively promote a culture of inclusiveness if it takes hold.

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Internship Programs: What HR Needs to Know | BerniePortal


Many professionals may have fond memories of their internships—learning the industry and building their network at a time in their career when those experiences are most formative. But bad experiences have also turned many aspirants away from a particular field. After all, internships are investments, not quick fixes. For employers, an internship program can be a successful long-term hiring strategy , but it could backfire as a short-term staffing solution.


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Common Startup Mistakes and How to Avoid Them


Startups may seem superabundant, and perhaps they are, but startups are prone to make startup mistakes. The harsh reality is that 90% of startups fail. And when one bites the dust, there is another one ready to capture the attention of investors and customers alike. With this bleak success rate comes a plethora of hard lessons learned. Take advantage of the startups that have come before you and let their startup mistakes show you what not to do. .

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Background Screening – What you Need to Know


Podcast Sponsored by: Accurate Background How is background screening impacted in an increasingly remote-first world of work? No doubt, the pandemic has reshaped the workplace. And in many ways, it’s here […]. The post Background Screening – What you Need to Know appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Prevent Toxic Work Culture and Protect Your Peoples’ Physical and Mental Health

The U.S. Surgeon General's warning about the role of the workplace on mental and physical health states that employers have an opportunity to turn workplaces into “engines of mental health and wellbeing”. Discover what it takes to foster workplace wellbeing and how to prevent a “toxic work culture”.

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What to Do on a Mental Health Day: 12 Ideas


Jump to section. 12 ways to use a mental health day. 10 signs that you should take a mental health day. 5 tips to get the most out of your mental health day. Enjoy your mental health day.

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open thread – May 20-21, 2022

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – May 20-21, 2022 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on any work-related questions that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to take your questions to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here,

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Importance of Checking Plagiarism for HR Managers


Hiring managers are responsible for adhering to, assessing, and facilitating the hiring process for an organization. The primary element that connects hiring managers with applicants is the resume. . Moreover, they have to deal with cover letters and reference letters that support applicants’ abilities and skills. In this case, authenticity and originality become a concerning issue.

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Payactiv Named Best Innovative or Emerging Tech Solution at 2022 HR Tech Awards


We are thrilled to announce that the Payactiv Livelihood Platform has been recognized as the award winner for Best Innovative or Emerging Tech Solution in the Total Rewards and Employee Wellbeing category of the 2022 HR Tech Awards by the Lighthouse Research & Advisory. . Since inventing Earned Wage Access back in 2012 , Payactiv has been on a mission to use the power of financial technology to change the way people get paid and level the playing field for millions of workers struggling to a

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International HR Day 2022: 5 reasons why you should appreciate your HR teams all

Zoho People

In the last two years, the role of HR professionals has evolved greatly. From introducing entirely new ways of working to quickly realigning their existing management practices, HR teams have done everything in their power to build a culture of compassion. These teams have been busy introducing strategies to keep employees engaged and improve overall well-being.

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The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey

The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey, conducted by Sapient Insights Group, is now open for participation through July 1, 2023. Your voice is the future of HR technology! This survey is valuable for anyone supporting their organization's HR systems and practices, interested in sharing their vendor experiences, and giving back to the HR community. All responses are confidential and only used in aggregate results.

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Employee Empowerment: How Can You Set Employees Up For Success?


Employee empowerment is the ultimate sign of trust in an organization. Leaders trust employees to make decisions that are in the best interests of the company, and employees trust that they have the freedom and flexibility to execute their job requirements effectively. Let’s talk about what employee empowerment is and what it looks like in the workplace.

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Safely Navigating the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Employment

Berkshire Associates

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithmic decision making is becoming more prevalent in almost every area of life, and employment practices are no exception. AI can be used to help make data-driven decisions in hiring or measuring performance at an organization. In many cases, these technologies are a welcome upgrade to fields that have frequently been overrun with subjectivity in the past.

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weekend open thread – May 21-22, 2022

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – May 21-22, 2022 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: Sea of Tranquility , by Emily St. John Mandel.

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7 Best Workplace Wellness Programs

Best Of HR

What Is One Workplace Wellness Program That Has Worked Well At Your Company? . To help you know which wellness programs to introduce at your workplace, we asked CEOs and HR managers this question for their best insights. From exercise challenges to weekly yoga classes, there are several tried wellness programs that may work well in supporting the health of your employees and improving productivity in your organization.

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Ace Your I-9 Compliance: How HR Can Navigate the End of I-9 Virtual Review

Speaker: David Secunda, Co-Founder and CEO of WorkBright

Did your company inspect I-9 documents virtually? Hot off the press from ICE, you have until August 30th, 2023 to document a physical inspection of those documents! If you’re not sure what exactly this means for your organization or are struggling to physically review I-9 documents with remote employees, join WorkBright for a 60 minute deep-dive and Q&A on the end of I-9 virtual review.

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16 Tips To Help Leaders Facilitate Virtual Conflict Resolution

Forbes Coaches Council

While facilitating conflict resolution in a virtual space follows many of the same principles as it would if people were face to face, the methods may need to be tweaked to function well in a virtual format.

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Employees Want Voluntary Benefits–So Why Aren’t They Using Them?


Voluntary benefits have recently become one of the more sought-after employee benefits offerings. The pandemic caused employees to re-evaluate their healthcare options, opening the door for employers to build more robust plans. Now voluntary benefits are being more widely offered, but many employees who still claim to want them aren't signing up. Read on to learn why employees are underutilizing their voluntary benefits and how you can build a successful plan within your organization.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news! 1. “I’ve been a reader for half a year, but I’ve never actually written in. (I did type up a longwinded question and leave it in the drafts once, though!) I certainly didn’t think that I’d be writing a letter for Friday Good News, but here we are.

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Bangladesh’s Labaid Ltd. (Diagnostics) and Labaid Cancer Hospital & Super Specialty Center Partners With Darwinbox to Supercharge Their HR Operations and Workforce Management


In an effort to achieve total digital transformation by 2026, Labaid Ltd. (Diagnostics) and Labaid Cancer Hospital & Super Specialty Center, a part of Bangladesh’s Labaid Group, have partnered with us to supercharge HR operations and workforce management for their 2000+ employees.

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Employer Guide: End of I-9 Virtual Review

Attention employers! If you virtually inspected I-9 work authorization documents during the COVID pandemic, you are required to physically inspect those documents before August 30th, 2023! WorkBright has consolidated all the information you need to properly manage this unprecedented scenario in an end of I-9 Virtual Review guide. They've got you covered on: Understanding whether this applies to your organization Deadlines for virtual review and physical inspections Overview of the reconciliation

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Optimising Learning Technology to Support Hybrid Working

Training Orchestra

Fiona Leteney Senior Analyst Fosway Group. Optimising Learning Technology to Support Hybrid Working. By guest author and senior industry analyst, Fiona Leteney of Fosway Group. Most organisations have adopted hybrid ways of working which in turn are driving new learning strategies. From online to face-to-face and synchronous to asynchronous delivery, learning technologies need to be able to support a wide range of learning modalities at the same time, and at scale.

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Five Ways Companies Can Be More Competitive When It Comes To The Employee Experience

Forbes Coaches Council

As employers continue to face their single-biggest challenge of attracting and retaining talent, many companies are thoroughly examining their employee programs and practices.

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2022 Retail Industry Trends in Employee Listening


Retailers face a growing number of challenges that will last beyond the pandemic: ongoing health and safety concerns, supply chain shortages, surging inflation, and the largest labor shortage in 20 years. Employee listening represents another significant challenge – Perceptyx’s recent State of Employee Listening special report found that retail companies in the study listened less frequently, across fewer channels, and were slower to address employee feedback than companies in other industries.

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16 Perceived ‘Vulnerabilities’ That Can Be Reframed As Strengths

Forbes Coaches Council

Today’s best leaders are relatable, get to know their people and show their vulnerabilities, thereby turning their perceived “weaknesses” into real strengths.

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing HR Operations: How to Select Your New HR Software

Speaker: Patrick Sayers, President of Newcastle Research

Are you tired of struggling with outdated HR software? Are you interested in unlocking your organization’s productivity potential? It’s no secret that with tech-dependent remote work on the rise, it's more important than ever to successfully implement an HR platform that can provide actionable insights to help you hit all your key workforce KPIs. But with so much variation, how can you find the most optimal HR software platform for your team?

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The COVID-19 Regulation’s Final Re-Adoption — What Does it Mean Going Forward?


It has been almost a month since the third (and final) re-adoption of the COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) was adopted at the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA’s) April meeting. Now that the third re-adoption is done, there are three big picture things to keep in mind as we look to the future of COVID-19 workplace safety. (1) We won’t be seeing more amendments every few months to the ETS.

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How To Tap Into Your Energy To Fuel Resilience

Forbes Coaches Council

Resilient leaders take charge of the narrative around their own stress, so they’re running the show instead of allowing their emotions to run wild.

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Top 12 Employee Training Software for Best Training

HR Shelf

As the workforce training environment is constantly changing, the organisations need to ensure that the employee training and development is at par with the latest trends and company requirements. The best way to achieve this is using the employee training software that provides you with the most efficient way of training your employees. According to research from Middlesex University, more than 21 percent of the employee turnover happens within the first two months.

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Most interesting HR stories of the week

TLNT: The Business of HR

US workers making 20% fewer trips to the office. The number of trips Americans are making to their workplace has dropped significantly when compared to pre-pandemic figures, according to a new report. A new study by Work From Home Research finds the average American employee is now working 1.5 days per week from home. The same research also found US employees are ‘digging in’ and are starting to refuse to work a full week at the office – with 15% of those polled saying they would likely look for

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Report: Insights on Global Fertility at Work

Fertility is not only a global healthcare concern, but also an important workplace issue. To better understand how fertility impacts the workplace, Carrot Fertility surveyed 5,000 people across the U.S., UK, Canada, India, and Mexico. Carrot asked questions to get a sense of how people around the world feel about fertility topics at work and how they want to be supported in their fertility and family-forming journeys.